Lot 51298 – Italian States » Naples

The Famous 20gr Postal Forgery

POSTAL FORGERY of the 20gr rose brown on 1861 (2.2) folded insured valuable entire from Naples to Paris, further franked with normal 50gr rose carmine, both neatly tied by boxed ‘ANNULATO’, with red straight line mkgs ‘ASSICURATA’ and ‘CHARGE’ alongside, an important usage of the postal forgery and a rarity, cert. Colla (2001)


Estimate 15’000 EUR
Auction date Thu 6 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)